Ep. 62: Women's March 2018

2017 was a year of many struggles for people of color, specifically women, and our political climate in the U.S. has only gotten more tense in 2018. That is why we came together, this time in NYC, to join thousands of women and men for the Women's March. We got the opportunity to interview young women, elders, gay couples with children and even husband's supporting their wives. The crowd was diverse and passionate about equality and definitely anti-Trump.

Hear all these moving interviews right here on #MoradoLens - the home of intersectional feminism! You can hear it all on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and more. You can also follow our visual journey via Instagram or Facebook @moradolens.

 

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Ep. 60: Costa Rican Celebrity Photographer Daniela Vesco on How Her Career All Began, Love For Music, & Surprises Us When She Sings a Tune - Acoustic Style!

Costa Rican photographer Daniela Vesco sat down with us to discuss her upbringing in Costa Rica and how the surf culture helped her explore underwater photography. She also gets into her current projects with Ecuadorian musician Johann Vera, her previous work which included the likes of Beyoncé and much more. Daniela finishes off our interview session with her acoustic version of a French country song which will be sure to blow your mind! You don't want to miss what this brujita shared with all of us.

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Ep. 59: Reflecting on 2017, The Power of Saying "No", & What's Ahead for 2018

The end of the year had us reflecting on 2017's highs and lows. We both purged, started to break bad habits, and had thoughtful conversations with ourselves about our past traumas all for the sake of being even better selves for 2018. We even spend some time talking about toxic love in romantic relationships, how it affects self-love and saying goodbye to ex-boyfriends once and for all. And, listen to our affirmation for year by written fellow bruja Mariam Mouna for @iSeeYouWell.  

A special shout out to the brujos who listen to us, we appreciate you! If you love us, please tell a friend about our podcast or leave a review for us! We are currently accepting 5 stars. ::wink::

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Ep. 58: Closing 2017 With an Episode Dedicated to Our Listeners

As we quickly approach 2018, we took this moment to reflect and show gratitude to all the beautiful moments at Morado Lens. Of the many, our listener's comments and questions are what we live for. To know Morado Lens podcast is reaching out to so many feminists, Latinas - and even men, is so wonderful! So here's a special episode dedicated to all you (the listener's) ! *May we continue to share love via our podcast and beyond!

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Ep. 57: Meet One Latina Giving a Voice to America's Struggling Renters

We talk to one Latina who is working on changing policies to help with housing affordability and homelessness. Ali Solis is President and CEO of Make Room Inc., a national advocacy nonprofit organization giving voice to America’s struggling renters. She works closely with the White House, U.S. Congress, state and local policy leaders and industry stakeholders — not to mention she works closely with families who often have to do trade-offs (clothes, transportation, etc.) in order to afford their rent. About 9 million children live in households that struggle with this problem. Latinos are affected in particular because they make up most of the renter population. This issue hits home for Solis because her family is from Puerto Rico and she seen first hand how lack of housing efforts’ support and resources there can affect people.

Check out how to get involved with Ali Solis on MakeRoomUSA.org to see how you can help support her in a legislation that commemorates September as the National Month for Renters bringing awareness to an often underreported issue. 

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Ep. 56: Brenda From Tamarindo Podcast Talks About Her Life As an Undocumented American & How She's Using Her Platform For The Better Good

Brenda is the co-founder of Tamarindo Podcast, a platform dedicated to media, politics, and life. In this episode we dive into what it takes to keep a podcast successful, political issues affecting the Latino/Latina families and more... We also want to welcome Tamarindo's latest addition. Now it will be hosted by not one but two #educatedpeleoneras, Brenda and Melinna Bobadilla, an actor, singer, voice over artist, and educator. Melinna played Lidia in Macro Ventures' first digital series, GENTEFIED, produced by America Ferrera.

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